Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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JSC431 Investigative Journalism

[1–2, 3 cr.]

This course is an overview of the principles, skills and tools of investigative reporting for audiovisual, print and online media. Students learn the history of investigative reporting and its role in society, culture and politics, study various investigative techniques, become familiar with key online and offline sources and ultimately produce a multi-platform investigative story. They review and critique major investigative pieces.

Prerequisite(s): JSC220 News Writing and Reporting, JSC226 Multimedia Journalism Basics, and ENG101 Academic English I.